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C.D. Warner, et al., comp.
The Library of the World’s Best Literature. An Anthology in Thirty Volumes. 1917.

Author Unknown

A Group of Indian Epigrams: Detachment

Translation of Charles Rockwell Lanman, editor

FULL sudden fall the blows of sorrow deep.

The fresh-made wounds we hardly may endure,

They touch our vitals so. But courage keep!

Not brooding on them is the sovereign cure!